Our online criminal justice degrees prepare you for careers in corrections, the court system, law enforcement and security. Pursue a degree that gives you skills that professionally support and protect justice.
Learn more about our associate, bachelor's and master's online criminal justice degrees.
Our online criminal justice degrees are designed specifically for working professionals, like you. Which means they help you build a strong foundation in criminal justice while learning the leadership skills to prepare for a career in corrections, the court system or other positions within the fields of criminal justice, public administration and security without leaving your current role to attend school.
Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution. If you have existing industry certifications as well as military, security, or law enforcement training you can apply to have that relevant experience evaluated for college credit toward degrees in Criminal Justice Administration, Public Administration and Administration of Justice and Security.
We’ve locked in our affordable tuition for the duration of your online criminal justice degree. So, you can count on your tuition to be as dependable as your education.
At University of Phoenix our instructors average 25 years of experience in the fields they teach. So, you won’t just study theory you’ll learn how to apply it.
How to apply
Select your criminal justice degree, course or certificate.
Complete your application on your own or with the help of an enrollment representative.
Register for class and get ready for the first day of school.
Our criminal justice degrees can prepare you to work in a variety of settings:
Here’s how long it can take to complete a criminal justice, public administration or security degree program without any prior academic or professional experience transfers:
A criminal justice degree from University of Phoenix can help you in a number of ways:
The University’s Criminal Justice programs are educational degree programs. For those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, corrections or as a peace officer with any particular local, state, tribal, federal or international agency, there are numerous additional qualifications (and often disqualifications) depending on the position. Before enrolling in a Criminal Justice program, potential students are highly encouraged to check with the relevant agency for a complete list of position requirements. The University makes no representations regarding whether any particular University program will qualify a graduate for any such position.
*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.